The Unrestricted Endowment Fund of WCI helps provide a
stable source of funding that allows our staff to meet the needs of the
communities and people of west central Minnesota.
Earnings from this fund are used for current
programming which impacts each of the nine counties in the region we serve and
general support for the organization.
The objective is to see this fund grow to $33 million by 2016.
The long range goal is to reach $50 million
which will insure self sustainability for the organization and the ability to continue
to address new opportunities which will benefit the citizens of our region.
Giving to the Endowment Fund provides donors with a
unique opportunity of leveraging additional dollars for WCI.
As part of our five year Strategic Plan, the
McKnight Foundation has pledged to match each gift to the endowment
dollar-for-dollar up to $1 million dollars.
Your gift of $100 to the endowment really becomes $200, $500 becomes
The ability to support the entire spectrum of programs that
WCI offers and having your gift matched is an opportunity we hope you will
If you would like more
information on the benefits that the Unrestricted Endowment Fund of WCI
provides to our region, please contact either Kim or Tom.
Donor Services Team
Kim Embretson (L), CFRE, and Tom McSparron (R), CFRE, know a lot about helping people in rural areas make a connection between their dreams and the good work of our region's charities and community funds. Both Kim and Tom are well-versed in many aspects of fundraising and in helping donors complete charitable estate plans.
Bring your dreams and questions,
Kim and Tom will be glad to listen.
Contact Kim or Tom at:
1000 Western Avenue
PO Box 318
Fergus Falls, MN 56538-0318